Author Archives: Janelle Tucker


Central City Man Cited in Deadly East Dubuque Crash

Central City Man Cited in Deadly East Dubuque Crash

A Central City man has been cited in a deadly East Dubuque crash. The crash happened Thursday afternoon on Highway 20 at Barge Terminal Road in Illinois, just east of the Mississippi River. According to our coverage partners at KCRG-TV9, Illinois State Police say the crash involved a car and semi tractor-trailer. A high school

Some Iowa Farm Fields May Need Replanting

More than half of the state’s corn crop has been planted, but some Iowa farmers are waiting to see if they’ll be forced to do some replanting. Paul Kassel is Iowa State University Extension Crops Specialist for northwest Iowa. “A large part of my area is really wet,” Kassel says. His area includes Clay, Dickinson,

Dr. John Chittick – Monticello

Dr. John Chittick DVM, age 73, died Wednesday evening, May 4, 2016, at his home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at the United Church of Monticello on May 10, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Jean Sullivan officiating. A luncheon will follow the interment. Friends


$14,000 Worth of Meth Found in Man’s Vehicle in Hazleton

Authorities tracked down $14,000 worth of meth in a vehicle in Hazleton last Friday. The Oelwein Police Department says it all started with a search warrant in Oelwein as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation. Police arrested 44-year old Tammy Bamford of Oelwein on several drug charges. In connection with the search warrant, Oelwein Police


Fareway Building Grocery Store in Peosta

Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a ground breaking ceremony Wednesday for a new store to be located at 8400 NICC Drive in Peosta. The new location will provide for an approximately 18,000 square foot Fareway grocery store. “We look forward to providing our unmatched, full service meat department; farm-fresh produce; low, competitive prices and the highest


No Injuries in Car Rollover North of Manchester

A car rolled on Firefly Road north of Manchester Thursday morning. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says the car was approaching 140th Street a little after 5 am when the driver fell asleep, crossed the centerline and went into the ditch. The car rolled onto its top. The driver, 20-year old Blaine Recker of Volga

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Dyersville Chamber Offering Activity for Tourism Week

This is National Tourism Week… and the Dyersville area is featuring a fun way for young families to get involved. While many local residents may not consider our area of the state to be a tourism “hot spot”, Dyersville Chamber Assistant Director and Tourism Coordinator Jessica Pape says tourism is actually an eight billion dollar


Storage Shed Units Burglarized in Delaware County

A couple of storage shed units were burglarized in Delaware County over the weekend. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Jefferson Road southeast of Manchester. Authorities received a report Sunday afternoon that four locks had been cut on the storage shed units. Someone entered two of the units. The units were empty